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I, The Prince of Botany: Carolus Linnaeus

Synopsis
A sketch of Linnaeus’ life and influence which includes short interviews with such Linnean scholars as Lindroth, Staflev and Stearn. Historical illustrations and film footage illustrate Linnaeus’ work at Uppsala and his visitors to Holland and Lapland. The commentary draws extensively on Linnaeus’ own writings.
Language
English
Country
Sweden
Medium
Film; Video; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 28 min. Videocassette. VHS. col. 28 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1977
Availability
OUT OF DISTRIBUTION
Uses
History of science courses at any level*
Subjects
Biology
Keywords
biographies; botany; Linné, Carl von

Credits

Director
Anders Wahlmark
Contributor
Gunnar Broberg

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Sponsor

Name

Radio Sweden

Distributor

Name

Darvill Associates

Phone
01494 783643
Fax
01494 784873
Address
Chesham
Bucks
HP5 2SG
Notes
Closed down about 1998

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